We Need Accurate Feedback

Building People of Substance for Works of Power [19] “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, [20] “teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even … Continue reading We Need Accurate Feedback

Update from Pastor Virgil 8/16/22

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 I’m grateful for the faithful. I trust that God has been good to you this summer. He has been good to us. The last month has been very busy, though I have been home in Tucson most of the time. Thank you for your continued … Continue reading Update from Pastor Virgil 8/16/22

We Need Family

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Not long after we returned to in-person church, I noticed a mother and daughter sitting in the front row before service. The chairs were still spaced for social distancing (it seemed more asocial to me), so they were in an abbreviated 3-seat grouping. The adolescent daughter was … Continue reading We Need Family

Don’t Settle for Performance

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I know none of you have ever been ready to quit, but I sure have. After we left our first church with our tails between our legs, I was ready to call the whole ministry thing off. We were just broken. I took a good job at … Continue reading Don’t Settle for Performance

Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 It’s good to be part of God’s project. Last Sunday, I had the privilege of taking part in the baptism of a young lady in our home church. I spoke to her after the service, and she was simply beaming with the glory of God. … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Let’s Build a Better Burger

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the … Continue reading Let’s Build a Better Burger

Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel

So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12 ESV People go to church for many reasons.  Several years ago, I did a very unscientific survey in churches I was visiting.  I made it a point to ask people, “Why did … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel

Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Building People of Substance for Works of Power A few weeks ago, I was hungry for some good carne asada. It had been a long time since we had ventured out to our favorite Mexican place, so Judy agreed very quickly, “Let’s go!” It was a Monday, a day on which many restaurants are closed. … Continue reading Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Pastor Virgil Update: June 15, 2022

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Live Greatly! My friend, Dennis Cook, went to be with Jesus on May 10. It still Isn’t real. He seemed sort of indestructible. He and Jeanne moved to Panama with their kids in 1981 where they have made a huge imprint. The ministry they established … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Update: June 15, 2022